Team member 2 Romney field services - 9722

1
South East
Dymchurch
Willop Depot
Team Member 2
Permanent
Full Time
Operational Delivery
£18,676
As part of our Operations Field Team, you’ll help to look after our river and coastal defences across the Romney Marsh area, working on the ground to counteract the causes of flooding and pollution. Delivering routine maintenance programmes for our assets, you’ll protect properties and infrastructure by maintaining flood defences and river channels by carrying out repair work, desilting and cutting weed. When floods or environmental emergencies occur, it’s important that we act quickly so you’ll be on hand to respond to incidents operating our defences and assets such as pumps, sluices and flood gates. You’ll also take part in an emergency call out rota to respond to pollution and flooding incidents, sometimes at short notice. Health and safety is very important to us so you’ll follow procedures and complete risk assessments for the work that you do.
The Environment Agency operates at the place where environmental change has its greatest impact on people’s lives. Working closely with a wide range of partners making sure there is enough water for people and wildlife; reduce the risk of flooding; protect/improve air, land/water quality and apply the environmental standards within which industry can operate. Join our Operations Field Teams play an important role in incident response and ensuring our assets are up to standard.
The ideal candidate, would have an agricultural, horticultural or construction background, with experience in using agricultural vehicles and construction plant. The successful candidate will need to be hard working, capable of working within a team and able to make decisions and take actions from their own initiative. You must be comfortable working in all weather conditions and have a good awareness of how to manage your own health and safety as well as the health and safety of others around you.
Closing date: 27th January at 23:55 hours The role will be based in Willop depot Dymchurch and interviews will be held on w/c 04th February 2019. For further details please contact seb.bishop@environment-agency.gov.uk We are fully committed to having an inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve. We welcome flexible working patterns for all our vacancies, including job share, so please include clearly any information regarding your preferred working arrangements on your application.
Basic Check
Works in Teams
Please provide an example of a time you have delivered the below competency (Please note your answer will be used for interview selection):

Works co-operatively as part of a team to achieve common goals.
Manage your health and safety
Please provide an example of a time you have delivered the below competency (Please note your answer will be used for interview selection):

Making sure your own behaviour reduces risks to the health and safety of yourself and others.
Takes Decisions and Solves Problems
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Finds and delivers optimal solutions by effectively analysing all the information, probing to develop alternatives and taking sound and timely decisions.
Full UK Drivining Licence
If you are applying from the Civil Service please note that the Environment Agency is not a part of HM Civil Service and you would not be a Crown Servant in the event of being appointed. Therefore, you will not be eligible for continuous service. For applicants who currently work in local government or other bodies listed in the Redundancy Payments (Continuity of Employment in Local Government etc) (Modification) Order 1999, you may be eligible for continuous service for the purpose of calculating any future redundancy payment. If you are unsure of your status then you should contact your own HR Team.

We are fully committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve. We welcome flexible working patterns for all our vacancies, including job share, so please include clearly any information regarding your preferred working arrangements on your application.

We also have a Guaranteed Interview Policy to support those with a disability who are seeking employment. We have committed to guaranteeing an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

The Environment Agency, as a Non-Departmental Public Body, is committed to providing value for money and utilises Central Government frameworks and contracts for all external recruitment needs. For this reason, we are unable to engage with the market directly through post, email or phone calls . Should you wish to become a support supplier on one of these frameworks or contracts please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/become-a-crown-commercial-service-supplier/becoming-a-supplier-through-the-crown-commercial-service-what-you-need-to-know for more information.

This Vacancy is closed to applications.